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Jack Chippendale 100th Anniversary event at Fareham Sailing & Motor Boat Club - Preview

by Eric Harvey 29 Jan 10:56 PST 11 May 2024
Later in life, Jack Chippendale was happy to look back with some fondness at the 'hard school' of a boatbuilding apprenticeship where he learnt his trade. Was though far more than 'just' a boat builder, for he was a thoughtful innovator in his own right © David Henshall Media

Calling all owners of Chippendale Built Boats! Fareham Sailing & Motor Boat Club are hosting a 1 day, 3 race handicap event on Saturday 11th May 2024 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jack Chippendale.

Free to Enter, includes evening entertainment at the Club.

Event open to all Chippendale built boats to compete in Fareham Creek, and a chance to meet some of the people who built the dinghies at the Fareham boat yard.

Entry Form, Notice of Race etc are on the Club website: www.fsmbc.org.uk/event/893931

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